Chicken Soup with Tomatoes and Beans

      Chicken, cooked, skin and bones removed, 6-8oz
      Olive Oil, 2 tbsp
      Garlic, 1 clove, chopped
      Carrots, raw, 1/2 medium (2oz), chopped
      Celery, raw, 1 large stalk, chopped
      Onions, raw, 1/4 large, chopped
      Bay Leaf, 2 whole
      Parsley, dried, 1/2 tsp
      Pepper, black, ground, 1/2 tsp
      Thyme, dried, 1/2 tsp
      Basil, dried, 1/2 tsp
      Diced Tomatoes, 1 can, 15oz, drained
      White Beans, 1 can, 15oz, drained and rinsed
      Chicken Broth, low sodium, 99% Fat Free, 2 cups (1 15oz-can)
      Water, 1 cup
      ** Chopped fresh parsley or Green onions for garnish (optional)

1. Cut cooked chicken meat into bite-sizes. Chop garlic, onion, parsley and carrot.
2. Open canned vegetables and broth. Drain the tomatoes. Drain and rinse the beans.
3. Heat olive oil in a pot, reduce the heat to medium-high and cook chopped vegetables till tender, 5-7 minutes.
4. Add dried herbs and ground pepper to the vegetables, mix well. Add tomatoes, chicken, beans, chicken broth and water into the pot. Mix very easy.
5. Cook the soup at very low heat partly covered for 10-15 minutes.
6. Serve right away, garnished with chopped parsley or green onions.

Nutritional info:
8 servings (1 cup)
    * Calories: 127
    * Fat: 4.5g Carbs: 11.5g (fiber: 3.6g) Protein: 9.3g